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. if hillary clinton runs in 2016 and then 2020, the job is not open for you until 2024. it gets worse. if there's a president hillary clinton, that means 16 years of democrats in the white house, the longest run since fdr and truman. that means almost impossible democratic chance to win again in 2024 if anyone now in politics can wait that long. so the big question loomenting, what other career goal makes sense if there is no real shot at the presidency? or is there a lingering hope that secretary clinton won't make the run? or if she does, if she could be beaten. is that's what got governors cuomo and o'malley and patrick and vice president biden dreaming of sitting behind that presidential desk? the outside thought of what might be? joan loss and david corn join me. they're both msnbc political analysts. let's take a look at this story leading the stories today. dems 2016: will hillary clinton clear the field? we look at the waiting room. you know the people all have signs or have shown signs that point to them running if hillary clinton doesn't. joe biden, of course, new york gover
and major changes. president bush 41 raised taxes at a time when he needed to. president clinton did. deals between president clinton and speaker gingrich in the '95, '96, '97 time frame. we have come together a lot of times in our past we just can't seem to do it now. >> rose: what's changed. >> i think what has changed are these two things. one that it is tougher because resources are scarcer. and the numbers are so much bigger. and secondly, i do think we're living in a more polarized era. i there in one more thing. i think sadly we are living in a more selfish era. i think nobody really wants to pay the costs. for example, an average person at 65, about to enter medicare has paid $122,000 into the medicare system. >> rose: 122,000. >> thousand, they will get back inflation adjusted, they will get back $377,000 dollars over their ellerly years. you don't have to have study a lot of math to know those numbers don't work. and so all this debt we're piling up, these 800, 900 billion dollar deficits, all these promises, we're sticking on our children. and that to me is very depressing. >> ro
maiden voyage as secretary of state. will he carry the majdz mantle of obama or clinton? we'll discuss kerry's world tour when p.j. crowley joins us next on "now." ♪ you know my heart burns for you... ♪ i'm up next, but now i'm singing the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! because every flake is double-toasted... splashed with sweet honey... and covered in rich double-roasted peanuts. mmm. [ hero ] yummy. [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. it's super delicious! [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review. sdmrirchlgt as the u.s. continues to -- john kerry embarked on his first overseas voyage as secretary of state. kerry's destination choice didn't come from the white house playbook. some white house officials wanted him to follow in clinton's foot steps bay making his maiden overseas trip a to
it when they impeached bill clinton. so let's talk about this grabbed standing hue loo hooping bonanza of bs the republicans have thrown at chuck hagel. look at the list of gop senators who voted today again to continue the filibuster against the president's nominee for secretary of defense. check these names. barrasso and enzip of wyoming. cornyn and cruise of texas, crapo and rich of idaho, paul and mcconnell of kentucky. boozman of arkansas, coats of indiana, fisher of nebraska, grassley of iowa, heller of nevada, hoeven of north dakota, imhoff of oklahoma. eye sayson of georgia, johnson, wisconsin. >>> kirk of illinois. moran of kansas. portman. roberts of rubio florida. toomey of pennsylvania. vitter of louisiana and wicker of mississippi. think about it, all these men, all men, voted against even having a vote on hagel. they did so after it was clear there would be a vote today on hagel. they did it to put themselves on record for no better ran than to undermine, undermine is the key word here, the successful functioning of our government. they knew it would hurt hagel's prestige
like newt gringrich helping president clinton out of the hole. they're playing offense poorly. i know what we'll do. we'll run the playbook that played out a couple of decades ago, well it's not going to work. >> john: there was obama sequester tag hashtag is he right? who is going to win the political fight on this? have the republicans succeeded in branding this as obama's failure? >> my sense is no. the republicans are going to get the blame for this. the question is what is the "this"? are people going to be able to make the connection between a slow diminishment of services. you know, we won't recognize the fact that the nih is going to cut out grants for new scientists for years theoretically. it may not be something that we're ever going to be aware of unless it's something that directly impacts you. i think it will be difficult. but over time this will impact the economy. the president at the very least is doing a good job pointing to the republicans and saying it's their fault. the real question is does the american public really absorb what it is that they're blaming the rep
also saw in 1995 with bill clinton and newt gingrich. and i think one dangerous thing about right now is that on both sides, people tend to be a little bit sanguine in remembering 1995. through a political lens, there may even be some democrats who say it turned out to be good for the democrats because clinton was able to position himself as a moderate, keeping the barbarians from the gate. and on the republican side they can say yes, we took some heat for being confrontational, but didn't we win both houses of congress in 1996? so i think that memory is a very dangerous thing. and it certainly isn't a break on this rush to the edge of destruction that we're seeing right now. >> because the fights are over fiscal issues and economic issues broadly speaking, i have to ask about how much of a threat to the country we are seeing and how much actual damage we are seeing inflicted. i mean republicans in particular have argued a lot about the idea of economic uncertainty. >> sure. >> that we should pursue governments in a way that we don't put too many question marks ahead of the american p
be the same this time around? >> you know, go back and remember what president clinton said. you know what is interesting? every word he said was true. >> yeah. >> he said we can balance the budget without doing all those things. and guess what happened? we did balance the budget. we didn't destroy medicare. we didn't destroy education. we were able to do that. and they didn't want to do that. and president clinton stood up, just like today. they're sitting there saying who needs government. they're excited about shutting this stuff down. you watch them on tv. they think this is good. they think that this gets in the way. they're going to find out just what it is. and they're going to find out in a defense department what this is like. and a lot of places like that. you got to understand. their whole philosophy is government is a bad thing. and so if you have less of a bad thing, you're better off. >> you think the president is going to get any help from the republican governors that know how bad it's going to be in their backyard? >> i think the phone is going to start ringing. not only t
, honestly. if you recall at the golden globes, bill clinton was a presenter there. it almost felt like the oscars felt like they had a need to one-up the golden globes by having the actual president's wife rather than the former president presenting. and i kind of felt like it would have been more appropriate if she welcomed everyone at the beginning of the evening instead of being there at the height of -- you know, to take the football being passed off from jack nicholson. and he's pretty famous. he's a pretty good get as a presenter as it is. no, no, we're really going to amp it up for you this time. that's how it felt to me. >> i found it very disturbing. >> disturbing? >> the sense i got from it is young people are big president obama supporters. a lot of young people watch the oscars. there are a lot of social media about the oscars. that's to me what this was about. i couldn't think of any other reason why the first lady would do this. >> well, i don't know how young the viewers of the oscar telecast are. i think they were trying to go younger when they invited seth macfarlane t
: as a senator, kerry said military aid should be considered. and hillary clinton and leon panetta both recommended arming and training some rebel units. but president obama rejected that proposal last year. fearing weapons would get into the hands of al qaeda supporters. but today, facing rebel pressure, kerry hinted at a policy shift. >> we are determined that the syrian opposition is not going to be dangling in the wind, wondering where the support is or if it's coming. >> reporter: before leaving london, kerry called a key opposition leader and talked him into showing up for the meeting in rome later this week. today proof that nothing is going to be easy, though, for america's newest top diplomat. brian? >> andrea mitchell in london traveling with the secretary tonight. thanks. >>> dr. c. everett koop has died. the fact that you recognize either his name or face is proof that what will be said about him most is true. he was the first truly public surgeon general of the modern era, certainly the television era. he truly practiced public health. as surgeon general, between 1981 and '
the fighters in cameroon and nigeria are freed. the kidnappers clinton departed the nigerian rubble group boko haram. it has become more dangerous for french citizens in certain parts of africa since france intervened in mali. >> it confirms the limitless cruelty of the hostage takers. it carried out the verification process which is necessary with the images. the only thing to be said is to reiterate how shocking images are, the cruelty by the kidnappers and the french government's determination to do everything possible to free them. >> less than a week ago now before presidential elections in kenya, candidates faced off in the final tv debate monday night. more from nairobi. >> they walk to their eighth presidential hopefuls face one another for the second and final live television debate. economy, corruption, and the issue of land ownership. it was on corruption that the gloves came off. >> it is absolutely not true. what was happening in the 1990's is i am a professor, we are the ones who brought up the issue of the -- let me tell you, some of us have had to pay very high prices. >> my of
30 years, the deficit scored as the top priority. early '90s under bush, the start of the clinton presidency, and late 2008 to the president day, they have coincided with economic downturns. and there is a classic moment, i don't think it has been made enough of. bush, perot, clinton, in a town hall debate, a woman said how has the deficit personally affected you? what she actually meant was how has the economy personally affected you? and reagan was the classic example of this, too, from his first term, the deficit started to skyrocket, coinciding with the unemployment. the unemployment crashed, in '83 and 4, even as the debt sky rocketed. mondale said i'll raise taxes to fight the deficit and lost 49 states. >> we usually do, this is a great point, deficits come up in periods of economic hardship. it is not a good time to come up. it hurts the economy to cut the deficit quickly while the economy it weak. so krystal this is the real danger of the sequester fight, this is not a cliff or a breach or a government shutdown. it will hurt, not that badly, but hurt the economy maybe in
clinton at the state department. >> neil: did he really? >> well, it bolstered his team of rivals. he needed the strength. a guy with no foreign affairs experience no military experience, defense experience, he needed to rely on them. now he is a different man. he has his own team and they see the world the same way he does. the problem ising at the -- problemes they're going to have trouble dealing with the cries itch think secretary clinton got out of town just in time. >> neil: always good to see you. meanwhile, watching your weight? apparently sos is your boss. that could be very legal, whether you like it or not. does this beauty from hell's kitchen have a beef with the government policing what is in your kitchen? miss new york, u.s.a., on the stunning business development and why she wants to break that news here and only here. e annouy technology not moving forward is moving backward. [ engine turns over, tires squeal ] and you'll find advanced safety technology like an available heads-up display on the 2013 lexus gs. there's no going back. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life
, rob. now if professor at the harvard business school and fha commissioner in the clinton years was certainly one of the most value for players on the commission. i also want to note the presence of former secretary of hud alphonso johnson -- off onto jackson and if you would please stand and let us recognize you. [applause] it's my honor to turn the podium back to senator george mitchell. >> six years ago when howard baker tom daschle and i came together to establish the bipartisan policy center through the initiative of jason coombe may, we were dismayed at the extent to which our political process appeared to be in gridlock as a consequence of excessive partisanship and ideological posture. that concern remains and it is heightened today. and american politics has been rough. i frequently cite the example of the presidential campaign of 1800, when jefferson supporters called president adams a hermaphrodite lacking they said the strength of a man or the gentleness of a woman. adam supporters responded that the murder rape and robbery would be taught and openly practice in our
clinton you heard senior members about of the obama administration articulate very clearly what the threat looks like today. >> what we're dealing with now is the jihadists who have been associated with al qaeda, who have gained unfortunately very serious combat experience coming back to the countries that they left in order to go wage jihad in central asia. so whether they call themselves al qaeda or boca, or ansar al-sharia, they are all part of the same global jihadist movement and there may be differences between them but their goals are unfortunately similar and pose threats to us and our partners. >> reporter: one of the main threads that connects the homegrown phenomenon in this country, these individuals who buy into radical islam is the american cleric anwar al-awlaki who was killed by the cia in drone strike in 2011, the first american targeted for death though he still inspires with his writings from the grave. the term often used by the president's counterterrorism advisor that al qaeda has become like a cancer. >> any element that is seated with al qaeda has as part of its age
bill clinton was president. we not only balanced the budget, but we left george w. bush a surplus of $281 billion. and by the way, i happened to be here when we voted on the budget plan and we did not have one vote to spare. we did it ourselves. now, what did george w. bush do with this surplus, this huge surplus? he squandered it. he put two wars on the credit card, never paid for it, gave tax breaks to people who didn't need it and handed president obama a $1.2 trillion deficit, which is now projected to be $850 billion for 2013. it's going in the right direction under a democratic president. now, we want to get that down and we can get that down, and we can work together to get that down, but we do not have to do this sequester. history has shown us that the balanced approach we used when bill clinton was president of smart investments and things that help our people like job training and education and lifting up our children and making sure they don't go hungry, those kinds of investments pay off in a society. we had 23 million jobs. under george w. bush, we lost jobs. and thi
into your entertainment space without being invited. clinton changed the math when he went on orsarsenio. there's a clear and wonderful blurring between entertainment and politics and information, but the viewer gets to choose when they want to blur. this would be akin to the president at the two-minute warning at the super bowl giving his speech verses earlier in the day when people can choose one way or another. i thought it was assumpative and very youwrong, to be honest wit you. >> back in 2008, everyone remembers when she said, i'll quote her, for the first time in my adult life, i'm proud of my country because i feel like hope is making a comeback. the campaign said she was taken out of context, but it did spark a lot of flack and backlash, and a lot of people still remember it, but she has made herself over, frankly, by becoming the opposite of all those things. she has become the ultimate soft female. >> we have watched two females completely make themselves over, not necessarily by becoming soft, her and hillary clinton. if you go back to 2008, both men and women were very polar
clinton, 133 and when they counted not just the press conferences, but casual exchange with the press, it was worse, obama had done 107 and george w. bush 354 on clinton 612. so this is a president who really doesn't have a lot to do with the press. >> greta: he ran on transparency and clobbered with that. and now going to keep the press out only going to keep the press angrier. and last week, when the president goes to florida and spends three days at a golf resort and a round with tiger woods and they're basically kept in a mini-van way off, you know, off the golf course and never see the president at all. and so, they complained about that, and said, well, you know, it's not that we have to see him playing golf. but this is symptomatic of not getting access to the president. >> and i put on greta wire all the time. the press pool reports and they say we never saw the president. >> never saw him. >> and now it's going to be a little bit of a jab, that they don't see the president and turn to another issue. governor chris christie of new jersey, according to "the washington post" wil
term. wait and see what happens. now -- >> you were staying that hillary clinton, leon panetta both wanted to arm the syrian rebel wrshz. >> arm some of them. >> the president vetoed it. you think he is telegraphing something. >> i think he thinks he is telegraphing something. i think he may think he has more running room than he has. we've seen that the white house really controls foreign policy more than the state department. hillary clinton didn't challenge that. she proposed and then the fact that she was against the policy didn't come out until leon panetta hearing at the end after she had left office. she kept her disagreements very, very private. this question is whether john kerry will have the flexibility and the authority to recommend changes. >> you said russian -- what specifically? >> kerry promised he would bring this up, and baskly they want to lift the ban. vladimir putin has put a ban on adoptions by american families. they do have their complaints. there have been some terrible cases, most recently one in texas, where adopted russian children have been either abuse
as a radiant ambassador who's more beloved than any political figure than bill clinton is extraordinary and i think back to how far she's come from that moment in the 2008 campaign when she risked really being sort of destructive and divisive and talked to her heart about being proud of the country for the first time. i fully understood what she meant. i think most black people fully understood what she meant and a significant number of white people that did not understand and perhaps were offended and took conscious steps to change from that moment and consciously did not want to be harming her husband's political future. so she wanted to make sure that didn't happen again and pursued an agenda with nothing to do with nothing like that and politically start in and perhaps not where her heart may really lie but the land mines that can happen, you speak openly, you can fall in to that when you speak really honestly about race. >> well, i think, you know, looking back, i think michelle obama certainly seems to be taking on a more prominent role and i don't know that's new, really. hard to remem
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